We enjoy tasting & selecting the wines supplied by Jonathan at Dorset Wines – Poundbury.  From what we are able to remember after our “researchthese are the lucky ones to make our list – we hope you enjoy the taste and experience they offer!

  • Sparkling Wine

  • NV Prosecco Extra Dry Valfonda, Cantine Gambellara


    A beautiful extra dry style made from 100% Glera that is delicate with a fine mousse and fresh aromas of wild flowers, apples and citrus, followed by a lovely clean finish.

  • NV Prosecco Brut IL Fresco, Villa Sandi, DOC Treviso – Qtr Bts


    A dinky single serve Prosecco with an enticing, fruity nose showing hints of ripe golden apple and small mountain flowers. The palate is crips and fresh with a gentle mousse on the fruity, harmonious finish.

  • White Wine

  • 2022 Bella Modella Pinot Grigio, IGT Terre dei Chieti, Italy 


    Light and vibrant with zesty citrus green apple character. Easy going and very refreshing, this is textbook Pinot Grigio.
    Available by the glass – 175ml – £6.00 250ml – £8.00

  • 2023 KWV Classic Sauvignon Blanc, WO Western Cape, South Africa


    This elegant and refreshing Sauvignon shows plenty of Gooseberry fruit laced with Guava and Passion fruit. The palate is crisp and refreshing with green and chalky minerality leading to a well-balanced finish.
    Available by the glass – 175ml – £6.50 250ml – £8.50 

  • 2021 Mont Rocher Viognier Vielle Vignes, IGP Pays d’Oc, France


    This delicious Viognier (pronounced ve-oh-neeyay) has a pretty honeysuckle and apricot aroma and rich,almost unctuous palate that also retains freshness. The finish is crisp, tangy and refreshing.
    Available by the glass – 175ml – £7.50 250ml – £9.50

  • 2019 Bourgogne Chardonnay, Domaine Fournillon, France


    The crisp, fresh Bourgogne Chardonnay from Domaine Fournillon comes from vineyards close to Chablis and shares characteristics with citrus and mineral tinged fruit. The mid-palate has some elegant weight to it with a creaminess to the texture, despite there being no oak to the wine.

  • 2022 Sensale Grillo, Vini Sibiliani, DOC Sicilia, Italy


    This fabulous Organic white from Sicily with a balanced palate that is both savoury and fruity at the same time. Citrus notes and persistent floral tinges mingle with ginger spice and lovely fresh acidity.

  • 2022 Funkstille Gruner Veltliner, Niederosterreich, Austria


    Funky by name, funky by nature, this Gruner Veltliner is dry but not bone dry. It has lovely exotic hints of ripe pear and fresh citrus on the nose. The palate is rich with flavours of melon and grapefruit with a refreshing, zippy finish.

  • Rosé

  • 2022 Grenache Rosé, Domaine la Colombette, Pays d’Herault, France


    Light, dry and soft with delicate red berry fruits and nicely poised acidity. The perfect all-round drinking rosé, both with or without food.
    Available by the glass – 175ml – £6.50 250ml – £8.50

  • Red Wine

  • 2022 Castillo del Moro Tempranillo/Syrah, VDE, Spain 


    This easy drinking blend of youthful, perfumed Tempranillo and Syrah is soft and rounded with subtle liquorice, dark fruits and lychee aromas. The medium-bodied palate is easy going with a long finish.
    Available by the glass – 175ml – £5.50 250ml – £7.50 

  • 2021/22 El Chivo Merlot, Central Valley, Chile


    This is a lovely smooth Merlot with notes of cherries, plums, chocolate and blackcurrant with subtle spice on the finish.
    Available by the glass – 175ml – £6.50 250ml – £8.50

  • 2019 Rioja Crianza, Palacio Camino Real, DOCa, Spain


    A very classic style of Rioja with a complex nose showing aromas of ripe dark fruits mixed with coffee, vanilla, balsamic and woody notes. On the palate it is a typically smooth and fruity wine with gentle tannins. Great persistance and structure make it extremely enjoyable.
    Available by the glass – 175ml – £7.50 250ml – £9.60

  • 2021 Trastullo Primitivo, Botter, IGT Sicilia


    This is a fabulous wine for those liking a fuller bodied style. This deliciously silky Primitivo is packed with blackberry and cherry fruit that is given a little extra depth courtesy of the use of a small amount of dried grapes from a secondary harvest. The result is a beautifully balanced wine which is full and rich yet approachable and hugely enjoyable and easy to drink.

  • 2022 Calusari Pinot Noir, Cramele Recas, Romania


    A fabulous Pinot Noir that has layers of black cherry, raspberry and cinnamon. Deep, with pretty fruitcake and spicy aromatics followed by a lovely long finish.

  • 2019 Astral de Puybarbe, Ch. Puybarbe, AC Cotes de Bourg, Bordeaux, France


    Chateau Puybarbe are sustainable producers of really enjoyable Claret. This blend of Merlot, Cabernets Sauvignon and Franc and Malbec is packed with opulent ripe cassis and dark berry fruit, hints of spice and wafts of vanilla. A great wine from a great Bordeaux vintage.

  • 2021 Cuvee M Reserve Malbec, Pays d’Oc, France


    Rich and fruit led yet easy to drink, this terrific Malbec from Southern France is much lighter than the Argentinian versions. Hints of violets and dark fruits and soft tannins.